Police begin probe into attack on BSF jawan, mother

The Chevayur police are investigating the assault on a BSF jawan and his mother by a gang that alleged included a policeman from the Armed Reserve camp at Kuruvattur in Kozhikode district.

E. Rineeshkumar and his mother Sreemathi, who were admitted to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital on Sunday, said they were attacked by a four-member gang.

The police said the two were injured during a drunken brawl at the newly constructed house of the policeman. Both the jawan and the policeman were reportedly in an inebriated state and the woman was injured when she tried to prevent the attack, the police said.

In the first round of investigation, it was found that the jawan had previously undergone de-addiction treatment. However, he had not quit alcohol consumption completely. On the basis of the eyewitnesses’ account, he too had consumed alcohol. The policeman’s mother too had sustained minor injuries in the incident.

The police said the clash occurred a few hours before the house-warming ceremony. The case would be taken up seriously as two women too were injured in the incident, they said.

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